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Re: Why Katie thinks it's an NMU?

* Goswin von Brederlow (brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de) [040401 22:55]:
> > * Goswin von Brederlow (brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de) [040401 05:25]:
> > > Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> writes:
> > > > The version number has no effect at all whether katie considers
> > > > something to be a NMU or not.

> > > Something in the archive scripts does care. Binary only NMUs are
> > > recognised by having a tree part debian version (1.2-3.4.5) instead of
> > > the normal one part (maintainer upload) or two part (source NMU). If
> > > nothing would care a rebuild would be triggered on all archs not
> > > uploaded.

> > AFAICS the version number is relevant for wanna-build, that controls
> > the behaviour of the build daemons, but not for katie, that closes
> > bugs or tags them fixed.
> Closes in the changelog closes bugs on maintainer uploads and tags
> them fixed on NMU. Something does care.

Yes, of course. But that something doesn't care about numbers, but
only about changer binary equal maintainer or any uploader, or
maintainer equal the Debian QA group. If so, it's close, otherwise
it's fix.

> There is a good reason to get the version right.

Of course - that makes life easier for anyone who has to deal with
that package later on.

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